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Todd Harris, President/Chief Executive Officer
Todd Harris is the CEO and President of Tech CU. An industry veteran, Harris has more than 25 years’ experience in financial services, including in the banking, credit union and leasing company sectors. Under his leadership, starting mid-2016, Harris pioneered a range of new organizational capabilities and strategic growth initiatives, and in 2017 fostered Tech CU’s push to partner with several fintechs—a move few credit unions can claim. His strategic decisions have served as the catalyst for Tech CU’s unprecedented success—exponentially growing membership by 73% to over 130,000 during his tenure. Harris’ commitment to an organization-wide focus on member satisfaction has resulted in Tech CU’s volume of 5-Star Yelp ratings increasing by 61% between 2018 and 2019, while member complaints decreased 55% over the same period. For the past three years, Standard & Poor’s Global (S&P) recognized Tech CU as one of the top 10 best performing credit unions in the nation, and among the top 3 performing credit unions in California. In 2021, Harris won a CEO Silicon Valley Business Journal C-Suite award, which honors top executives in Silicon Valley whose leadership has made a profound impact on their company.
As evidence of Harris’ vision, Tech CU has been an innovator in the area of solar financing through partnerships with companies such as Tesla and Sunlight Financial. To date, the company has funded more than $1.2 billion in residential solar loans, helping more than 35,000 homeowners across the country save money while protecting the environment. In addition to helping its members go green, Tech CU implemented steps to reduce its own non-renewable energy consumption by 40% through efforts such as replacing all lighting with energy-efficient options and installing solar panels at its headquarters.
Prior to becoming CEO, Harris joined Tech CU in 2010 as CFO and COO. Before joining Tech CU, Harris was CFO at Alliance Credit Union, where he was instrumental in steering the company through the 2008 recession and back to profitability. Prior to Alliance, Harris was CFO for Pentech Financial Services. He also spent 12 years at Silicon Valley Bank, where he held the position of SVP, Finance and Strategic Planning.
With extensive expertise in economic theory, asset liability management, Fed policy, financial markets, risk management and product development, Harris is a regular commentator on economic issues. He has also leveraged his strong financial background to publish articles in VentureBeat, CUNA News Now, Payments Journal, Credit Union Journal and more. In addition, Harris is on the Board of Directors for Tech CU and regularly collaborates with The Bay Area Council.
Harris is also active in the community and has volunteered at Tech CU events with the Family Giving Tree, Stand Up for Kids, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley and The Tech Interactive.
Education: BS in Business Administration with a focus on Finance from San Jose State University.
Joe Anzalone, EVP/Chief Commercial Banking Officer
A 25-year Silicon Valley veteran, Joe Anzalone has broad expertise in operating, advising and financing emerging-growth technology companies. Prior to joining Tech CU, Anzalone served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer at New Resource Bank in San Francisco where he was responsible for both the product and services strategy and market development. He also founded Allegiant Ventures, a technology venture fund, and was president and COO of MediaG3, a broadband wireless provider. In addition to his expertise with early-stage companies, Mr. Anzalone's substantial banking experience includes 15 years at Silicon Valley Bank in a variety of executive positions, and a stint as SVP at Legacy Bank, a community bank in Campbell, California.
Education: BS in Commerce with a specialty in Finance from Santa Clara University.
Richard Hanz, SVP/Chief Financial Officer
Richard Hanz has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to his current role, Hanz served as SVP, Treasury and Strategic Planning for Tech CU. Earlier in his career, he served as AVP, Treasury and FP&A for Alliance Credit Union and Director of Treasury and FP&A for KeyPoint Credit Union. He also worked at Fireside Bank as a manager of financial planning and began his career as a branch manager for World Savings.
Education: BA in Economics from San Jose State University; MBA from University of Phoenix.
Jeannine Jacobsen, EVP/Chief Operating Officer
Jeannine Jacobsen has over 25 years of Banking experience, with over 20 focused in Human Resources. Prior to joining Tech CU, she served as Senior HR Manager at Cisco Systems where she supported senior executives, particularly with talent management, employee engagement and organizational development. Her areas of expertise include compensation, reward and recognition strategies, and organizational change management.
Earlier in her career, she held positions at SiRF Technology, Lucas Film, LTD. and Silicon Valley Bank. Jeannine is a Certified Compensation Professional and Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert (CUERM). She completed the Bootcamp for Experienced Leaders at UC Berkeley’s Center for Executive Education.
Education: BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
Robert Reed, EVP/Chief Retail Banking Officer
Robert Reed has operated in myriad capacities throughout his retail banking career. He has a nearly 30-year track record of success in consumer and business banking, marketing, and private banking with three major institutions: Bank of America, Arrowhead Credit Union and Simplicity Bank.
Prior to joining Tech CU, Reed served as the Chief Retail Banking Officer for Simplicity Bank, where he oversaw all points of entry from a customer standpoint, including nine retail branches, a call center, ATMs and back-office operations. Reed was part of the executive team at Simplicity, which engineered the bank’s successful sale to HomeStreet Bank.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne.